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Kearney joins UK Dinghy Champions
Ireland's Ross Kearney from Belfast Lough joins a total of 29 champions from some of the most highly competitive dinghy classes in the UK who have signed up for this year’s Endeavour Trophy which is taking place at Burnham-on-Crouch this…
Cork now 5th and out of Doldrums
href="http://www.clipperroundtheworld.com/cork/index.php/CrewDiaries" target="_self">Cork's diarist Nick Headly wrote two days ago that they have to keep remembering how the winter is setting in at home while they're stifled in the humidity. With the exception of California, the whole fleet is currently positioned…
Seals, Real Ireland, and Inland - on Seascapes
Water users are quite happy to share their adopted element with those who were there already, and Tom MacSweeney and his team take a look at the future for the seals and their champion, the Seal Sanctuary, tonight on Seascapes…
UK's first Water Injury Database November launch
The UK’s first national database holding details of all water-related deaths and injuries will be unveiled next month at The Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents' (RoSPA) National Water Safety Congress. The Water Accident Injury Database (WAID) will be…
Waterways Ireland - Investing in the Shannon
Waterways Ireland is going on site in October 2009 with an investment in replacement jetties on the Shannon Navigation at Albert Lock – the busiest lock on the Shannon Navigation inland waterways, with over 11,000 boat passages annually. The existing…
FIF Seminar on Review of Common Fisheries Policy opened
Tony Killeen TD, Minister of State with responsibility for Fisheries in the Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food formally opened the Federation of Irish Fishermen’s (FIF) review of the Common Fisheries Policy Seminar today (9/10/09). The seminar brought together a…
ISA Plans to Move

ISA Plans to Move

9th October 2009 ISA
After 50 years in Dún Laoghaire, the Irish Sailing Association (ISA) is seeking a new home that will combine a national watersports centre with administrative headquarters. The claim that the ISA and its staff of 13 is planning the moving…
Building The Ilen, a mysterious and ancient craft
It would be a dream come true for some people – working with some of Ireland's few remaining traditional shipwrights, refitting Ireland's sole surviving sea-going sailing ship: The Ilen. Photos: Courtesy of Kevin O'Farrell and Gary MacMahon/AK Ilen Company  Ketch…
Navigation News on the Albert Lock
There may be some disruption to traffic on the inland waterways for users of the Shannon Navigation – works have commenced on the replacement of downstream Jetties at Albert Lock, Jamestown, North Shannon, which are expected to continue until December…
Free Windsurf, Wakeboard and Kitesurfing Lessons
Ever fancied learning how to windsurf, wakeboard or kitesurf, but just couldn't find the time or money? Now you can do it for free, and all you have to do is get to the European Speedsailing Championships in Dungarvan, Co.…
Cork not steathly for Clipper Doldrums
Now the leading boats are on the verge of dipping into the ITCZ (Inter Tropical Convergence Zone), more commonly known as the Doldrums, a couple of the teams have decided to go use their Stealth Mode option to try to…
South Meath Jet Ski Club The South Meath Jet Ski Club was originally formed by a group of PWC and Powerboat enthusiasts from the village of Longwood in south county Meath. The Club's goal is primarily to protect the sport…
South Coast Garda Sailing Club The Garda Siochana (Irish Police Force), Sailing Club was formed in October 1993 to promote sailing and all its benefits among members of the Force. The Force now has two clubs – one on the…
Ruffin'It taking part in the 2008 Lambay Race, June 2008. Standing: Martina, Peter and Daniel, and sitting: Carlos and Mags Sailing In Dublin Club (SID) Sailing in Dublin Club (SID) is a small friendly club based in Dun Laoghaire, Co.…

Rosgoill Boat Club

7th October 2009 Clubs
Rosgoill Boat Club The Rosgoill Peninsula, which includes the areas of Downings and Carrigart, contains breath-taking scenery where Mulroy Bay meets Sheephaven Bay with its abundance of golden sandy beaches surrounding the area, rugged coastline and four championship golf courses.…
North West Personal Watercraft Club Our club was initially set up to save PWC users from being banned from a local lake. Now that we’ve successfully saved our lake we want to grow our club by increasing its members and…
Londonderry Port and Harbour Londonderry Port is a vibrant and rapidly developing port located in the North West of Ireland. It is a deep water port which is capable of dealing with a full range of customers’ requirements, including our…

Moville Boat Club

7th October 2009 Clubs
Picture from Moville and Greencastle Punt Regattas 2009 Moville Boat Club Based in Moville, Inishowen, Co Donegal, Moville Boat Club members count themselves as some of the luckiest sailors in the World. We sail on one of the most beautiful…
Lough Derg Jet Ski Club Lough Derg Jet Ski Club has become a reality thanks to a group of Jet Ski enthusiasts who are trying to safeguard the future of their sport, for themselves and for future generations. After hearing…
Cork now second in Clipper Race
While Cork and Cape Breton Island have both chosen to sail through the Cape Verde islands – a decision that has proved costly as they've not only lost some wind but are on a more easterly track, they're second at…

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